How to Share Photos from iPhone to Mac or iPad with a Gesture


Quick gesture to share photos from iPhone to mac, iPad

Recently on TikTok, one video went viral about the iPhone Pinch and Release gesture mode. Because it helps share photos from iPhone to Mac and iPad with gestures mode. Most people can’t believe this feature exists. They thought it was a fake. Am also… Later, I'll find out it comes with the Universal Clipboard feature and it works by turning on some settings on your iPhone. If you guys are curious about using this functionality, then let's read this article to know more about it.

Before going to the setting, you have to make sure of one thing. That is, you have to sign in on both devices with the same iCloud account. And also connect your device to the same Wi-Fi network. If not, then you can’t use this hand gesture. Okay now, let's follow the below steps.

Note: Also read How to Share Pictures from iPhone to PC very Fast

Turn ON the HandOff:

When your turn on the Handoff option, it let you share photos from iPhone to Mac and iPad with gesture mode. So let's see how to turn on this feature on both iPhone/iPad and Mac. To do that,

For iPhone & iPad: 

  • Launch Settings on your iPhone or iPad.
  • Then tap on the General and select the Airdrop & HandOff.
  • Next, turned ON the HandOff option.

Turn ON the Handoff option

For Mac:

  • Go to System Preferences on your Mac.
  • Then tap on the General option.
  • And check the tick box on “Allow Handoff between this Mac and your iCloud devices”.

Turn ON Allow hand option on Mac

That's all there is to it, this is how to share photos from iPhone to Mac and iPad with gesture mode on your Apple devices. And if you want to know about any other interesting topics or features, then let me know through the comment area below. Thank you for your continued support of Bye…Bye…

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